Picnic tours

Picnic Tours in the Haut-Richelieu: An Invitation to Discovery and Tasting

The Haut-Richelieu, a picturesque and welcoming region located 30 minutes from Montreal, is a true paradise for picnic enthusiasts. With its lush green landscapes, sparkling waterways and numerous tourist attractions, the region offers a variety of picnic itineraries to delight gourmets, nature lovers and discovery seekers alike. Here's an overview of the best picnic routes to explore in the Haut-Richelieu.

Gourmet picnic

For those who appreciate fine cuisine, the Gourmet Picnic Tour is a must. This route invites you to discover high-quality local products, from artisan cheeses and fine charcuterie to delicate pastries and fresh seasonal fruit. Stops include local farms, bakeries and delicatessens, where you can put together a picnic basket worthy of the finest gourmets.

Summer BBQ

And there's nothing like a good outdoor barbecue to make the most of summer. The BBQ Estival tour guides you to the best places to shop in the Haut-Richelieu. Your picnic will be concocted with local products and enjoyed in a local business where you can take time to sip a nice cold beer.

Drive a few kilometers through the town of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, discover the local stores and farms, and enjoy a delicious local meal.

The great summer excursion

Here's another opportunity to escape on a journey where culinary culture takes on its full meaning, along a 64 km route that follows the Richelieu River on both banks. First of all, meet authentic people who will help you discover local products and their stories. Finally, pick up your own produce to enjoy at home or at a suggested picnic spot.

So, while you're on the road, take advantage of the moment to discover all the cultural and culinary attractions that surround you.

The Brewery Tour

For those who like to combine tasting with relaxation, the Brewery Tour is the perfect tour. Explore the region's craft breweries and discover a range of tasty local beers. The microbreweries will welcome you for tastings and offer outdoor spaces to picnic while enjoying their delicious creations. Pick up some local produce along the way or snacks to prolong the pleasure.  

Urban picnic

Finally, for a more urban experience, Pique-Nique Urbain lets you discover the charms of Old Saint John. Browse the local markets to put together your picnic basket with fresh, artisanal products. Then settle in at the brand-new Place éphémères on Rue du Quai. Picnic tables, misters and a festive atmosphere await you all summer long.